Doug Barton wrote:
> Anton Berezin wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 02:39:45AM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> > > Per discussion with various folks, including Mark, I've moved the
> > > NO_PERL knob over to NO_PERL_WRAPPER, and documented same. Given that
> > > this is a fundamentally different thing than the old perl knobs, my
> > > opinion is that we don't need to provide compatibility, but I won't
> > > argue that point too strongly.
> >
> > The compatibility is a moot point either way, since there was no NO_PERL
> > knob - it used to be called NOPERL.
> It's NOPERL in -stable, but it was NO_PERL in -current when I changed it

If we are expressing preferences, I prefer that it be called:


Just so that the name matches it's *real* function, which is apparently
to make sure that whatever variable you set to avoid getting perl last
time is totally ineffective in preventing you getting perl this time.

I personally just consider it an unsubtle means of perl advocacy...

-- Terry

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